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Team DRH ICS Beta 4.0


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  1. xmr405o

    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I'm not going to copy and paste the contents of the original thread because I'm not sure if they would want that but I will copy and paste the thread link.

    As of right now, we're waiting for the dl links to go live. I can't wait! I'm charging up the gtab and installing the new CWM recovery once my gtab is fully charged.

    [ROM - 1.2] BETA ICS 4.0.X - Team DRH - SlateDroid.com

    Please read the entire first post.

    Our "lowly" gtabs have an ICS rom...take that Viewsonic!
     

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  2. SolidOrange

    SolidOrange Well-Known Member

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    can't wait for this! i am sincerely hoping we have working flash on ICS, living without it has been annoying on HC builds, especially since i can't stand using opera. :p
     
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  3. Prime85

    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    It worked in the alpha trials so I am sure it will work with the beta
     
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  4. Raw Dodge

    Raw Dodge Well-Known Member

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    The Gtab has been crippled since day one,I have flashed every rom out there and none of them were 100%.. I hope ICS is awesome....it sure did change the xoom for the better,I cant beleive how fast and stable my fiances xoom is now on ICS now.
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    It's still a beta so I'll doubt it's going to be a 100%. But I think it'll make the gtab more appealing. :)
     
  6. Prime85

    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    ^+1

    Also it seems as if it still has the rom slowdowns that the alpha had. Seemed to happen frequently while browsing and by slow down it does mean slow.
     
  7. xmr405o

    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Look like the links are live. :)
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    So I got it installed and played around with it for an hour.

    I used the NVflash method to revert back to stock 1.2 bootloader with the newest CWM pre-loaded. The actual installation process was painless. It took longer to boot and go through the intial setup than it was to install the ROM.

    There are a lot of slow downs at first with the UI but that goes away. There's still slow downs on certain apps particularly the new google apps. It reminds me of the first couple of HC roms that popped up. The ROM is usable but it's not polished by any means. I'm assuming things will get better once the kernel settles in.

    One thing I love is Youtube HD. This alone will probably make me endure the ROM's shortcomings. I haven't tried flash on the browser yet but I did try out a few HD video clips using QQplayer and Mobo. They looked great no hiccups and video was smooth.

    That's it for now.
     
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  9. Prime85

    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    Fixing permissions seems to speed up the rom a little. Also downloading from the market seems to start quicker.

    This rom seems to start up in 10-20 seconds compared to all the other rom's that took a couple minutes. I love the new boot time

    Edit: battery now charges to 100% after fixing permissions!
     
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  10. Prime85

    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    Google Chrome Beta availible on market for ICS devices
    Its my new favorite browser.

    Much faster then opera!!
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I heard that flash doesn't work on it though. Is that true? :(
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Ahhh, I forgot about fixing permissions. Anyways, my gtab got stuck in recovery boot loop after I went in there to clear batt stats to try to fix the battery issue.

    If anyone else gets stuck, here's the fix below.

    xda-developers - View Single Post - [q] Do I need to reflash
     
  13. manesag

    manesag Well-Known Member

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    I tried it but I got unstable after watching a few YouTube vids so I went back to mountain laurel oh well
     
  14. Prime85

    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    I noticed it takes some time to settle in. At first it seems laggy then it gets much better
     
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    Prime85 Well-Known Member

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    The new update seems to be a big improvement
     
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    manesag Well-Known Member

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    Theirs a new update just checked last updated on 2/8
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    I think the latest update has "1e" at the end of the rom file. So if you're using that one, that should be the latest one.

    I agree with Prime it seems a little less laggy. The apps don't timeout as often.
     
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    manesag Well-Known Member

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    Im not installing anything and it is fine
     
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    The Tom seems to be much smoother when using adw ex instead of stock. Also puffin is a more stable browser as of this moment then chrome
     
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    manesag Well-Known Member

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    Be careful i got a sleep of death now im trying to fix it without opening it up. How im charging my lg esteem with it so it drains the battery then ill go to cwm and flash mountain laurel
     
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    Got my gtab fixed just opened it up and hit the reset now it was no fun oh well
     
  22. Prime85

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    I decided to go back to flashback until ics is more stable. I use my tablet for studying so I need it running fast and stable.
     
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  23. rosehipzero

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    The improvement in the 3/1/2012 update has improved the rom by 10-fold! I hardly have any issues. plus, installing the new Go Launcher HD tablet UI sped things up even further
     
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    Darn! I really wanted to root my gtab to this rom of ICS but it did not work for me. I used the NVflash method to revert back to stock 1.2 bootloader with the newest CWM pre-loaded. Then I did the install from the internal sd using the 3DGtaB-GAppZ-8.1.zip file. When I try booting the tablet, it never comes up, then if I reboot again, it comes up on the viewsonic version of the rom with tapntap.
     
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    xmr405o Well-Known Member This Topic's Starter

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    Did you just flash the gapps file? If you did you also need to flash the actual ics rom. And you need to make sure you follow the entire process including repartitioning the internal memory.

    I agree its actually usable, IMO. Especially with the update from 3/17.
     

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